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How to Prevent "Car-ritus"

How to Prevent "Car-ritus"

“Car-ritus” (rhymes with arthritis) When your vehicle sits unused for a long length of time and suffers from stiffness and deterioration.  Common symptoms include poor engine lubrication, rusty brake rotors & engine components, battery degradation and a ... read more

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Auto Care

TRACK 101: Frequently Asked Questions

TRACK 101: Frequently Asked Questions

Are track days bad for my car? Not necessarily.  For vehicles that are well maintained (regular oil changes, annual inspections, and performing all the manufacturer’s recommended scheduled services), they do beautifully.  Vehicles were made to be driven.  Testi ... read more

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Motorsports

Track 101: Where to Begin (Part 1)

Track 101: Where to Begin (Part 1)

  Hopping onto a road track for the first time is definitely intimidating.  Those of us who are interested or curious and just don’t know where to start, I’d like to share the knowledge I’ve accumulated during sponsoring track events for our local car clubs.  There ... read more

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Motorsports

AMP Up Your Protection of Bacteria, Viruses and Mold in your Vehicle with new Service

AMP Up Your Protection of Bacteria, Viruses and Mold in your Vehicle with new Service

May 1, 2020 Alexandria, VA – Craftsman Auto Care is setting the trend in germ-protective services by announcing their Anti-Microbial Protection (AMP) Service that uses a non-toxic spray solution that is an EPA-register ... read more

AMP it UP!

AMP it UP!

AMP up your protection of bacteria, viruses and mold in your vehicle with our new service offering! Anti-Microbial Protection (AMP) Service uses a non-toxic spray solution that is an EPA-registered, hospital-grade, antimicrobial (disinfectant) that provides a bacteria, virus ... read more

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BIZ BUZZ: BUSINESSES WE LOVE: Barefoot Treasures Sea Glass

BIZ BUZZ: BUSINESSES WE LOVE: Barefoot Treasures Sea Glass

Sherri Hardesty, a local artist from Widewater, VA and owner of Barefoot Treasures Sea Glass, has donated custom, hand-crafted pieces for door prizes for our Virtual Cars & Cof ... read more

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BIZ BUZZ: BUSINESSES WE LOVE: Our Feed a Hero Partners

BIZ BUZZ: BUSINESSES WE LOVE: Our Feed a Hero Partners

During the 2020 Corona virus pandemic, we are grateful to the small businesses that lended a hand to feed their communities, medical teams and first responders.  Craftsman Auto Care started the Feed a Hero fundraiser, but these incredible small businesses stepped up in a big way to do ... read more

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Track 101: Popular Driving Experiences (Part 2)

Track 101: Popular Driving Experiences (Part 2)

  The goals for the events I’ll outline are strictly for driver education to learn how to properly control your car.  These track events are non-competitive and begin with driving at lower speeds.  There are other events and organizations (Like SCCA, Club Races and AER) for the ... read more

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Motorsports

Feed a Hero

Feed a Hero

Auto Repair Shop Bringing Business to RestaurantsTo Feed Healthcare WorkersAlexandria, VA – Craftsman Auto Care has teamed up with local restaurants to provide meals for overworked healthcare workers.  The ... read more

How to Sanitize your Vehicle

How to Sanitize your Vehicle

Let us help you refresh the safest mode of transportation you have! Our vehicle evaporator service, when done every year, kills germs inside your AC system and creates a healthy environment for you and your family while traveling in your vehicle.  This service features our line of top-quality ... read more

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Auto Care